2021: What did you do to/with your NC700/NC750 today?

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I did some of my favorite kinda riding today. The slipperier the better. Yes that is a camera mount on my handlebars under the mirror.
 

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My arse hurt so much again after commuting from to and from work today (Mind you I only Picked this bike up new 2 week ago) I went and ordered a new seat from Shad which has already shipped. Cant wait this thing and install it, they weren't kidding when they said it was a torture device. So far I'm just loving my new machine.
 

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My arse hurt so much again after commuting from to and from work today (Mind you I only Picked this bike up new 2 week ago) I went and ordered a new seat from Shad which has already shipped. Cant wait this thing and install it, they weren't kidding when they said it was a torture device. So far I'm just loving my new machine.
I must be about the weight Honda designed the seat for because I've never found the padding to be that bad. The shape/angle is a different story.

I have found my buns to need some adjustment on every saddle I've used. Even when I've got a lot of conditioning for one bike and go to ride one of my others.

You're going to appreciate your upgrade though. I'm not gonna say the stock saddle is great. Adequate is about right.
 

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My arse hurt so much again after commuting from to and from work today (Mind you I only Picked this bike up new 2 week ago) I went and ordered a new seat from Shad which has already shipped. Cant wait this thing and install it, they weren't kidding when they said it was a torture device. So far I'm just loving my new machine.
Honda must have had a picture of my backside when they designed this seat because it's perfectly comfortable for me but I hear complaints here all the time.

For me today: Commuting in 95+ degree weather is becoming the norm in the Twin Cities! As long as I'm moving, I'm fine. When I hit traffic, I whine!
 

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I finally got it together to go camping for one night at Uchiyama Farm Campground in Nagano. Some great roads once I was out in the country. Getting in and out of the Yokohama/Tokyo area continues to chap my ass.

We are starting to get some mid-80 degree weather, with high humidity, but it was nice and cool up at the mountain campsite.

Once it starts getting over 90° I’m not sure how I’ll do.

Ready to go. One night isn't enough when you're camping, it's as much trouble to pack for one night as it is for a week. But this was kind of a trial run for longer trips in the near future. What I learned: I need to buy a pillow. And maybe a large tarp to use as sort of a shade 'porch' for the tent. Other than that, I think I've got everything I need.
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That squarish shape in the background is Mt. Arafune.
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These little mesh stands for campfires seem to be common here (you bring your own). Making a fire directly on the ground is generally prohibited, as far as I can tell. In this case, maybe because there are no dedicated sites, just a big open field where you pitch your tent. I prefer a more woodsy setting, but fortunately it was a Monday so not crowded at all.
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Sign: "watch out for bears." I did, but didn't see any.
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This twisty road went right down the side of the mountain. Fun but a little hairy at times.
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Luckily the only other car I saw was this Kuroneko delivery truck coming up the mountain. I'd already pulled over to take this picture, good timing since the road's not big enough for both of us.
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Other than a 1200 km trip a few days ago I took it out yesterday to further assess the suspension. I will be keeping the bike long term so I have now decided to upgrade the suspension starting with the shock. One of these items will be purchased, most likely the third one.....

 

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My arse hurt so much again after commuting from to and from work today (Mind you I only Picked this bike up new 2 week ago) I went and ordered a new seat from Shad which has already shipped. Cant wait this thing and install it, they weren't kidding when they said it was a torture device. So far I'm just loving my new machine.
Hope your experience with Shad goes better than mine. I ordered a Shad comfort seat for my NC a couple years ago. They sent me one for the NC700S, nowhere near the dimensions that fit the X model. I returned it, finally convinced them they sent me the wrong seat, they claimed they were going to send me the right seat, waited another week or so, never heard from them, called in to ask what the heck was going on, they said something to the tune of that seat being out of stock / on backorder, etc. I was not happy, wasted over 2 weeks of my time and had no seat. Went with the Seat Concepts and still have it today. Good luck!
 

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I think it's brilliant. I know so many guys (myself included) who had certain model bikes, sold them, then had to buy another. For me it was an 04 Yamaha FZ-1 I sold and then realized it was a great bike and bought a 2001 to replace it. Both Yamaha Blue. Only difference was one had a silver motor, the other a black motor. I've also had 2 Honda CB 1100's, a 2013 and a 2014 and 2 Yamaha Majesty 400 scooters a 2006 and a 2008.
 

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Today I installed the center stand, gave her a thorough cleaning with some back to black treatment, installed registration sticker then went out and ran a few errands.
 
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